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Officer & Director Responsibilities | Chairperson Responsibilities
There is nothing here written
in stone, granite, concrete nor even soft Jell-O.
All is subject to change at BOD whim.
SIG, Group and Activity leaders
Designated responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Short to-the-point random access question and answer
session. Long discussions should be taken off-line.
Introduce the host, speaker or topic.
Take attendance (name rank serial-no)
- Conduct business at all meetings for your SIG, Group or
You may designate an alternate, but you are responsible
for and issues and actions.
- Contact the speaker a few days in advance to ensure or
confirm arrival, date, time, travel etc.
- Arrive early at the event to ensure all facilities and
special issues have been taken care of.
- Open the meeting. Usually at 8PM, but up to the
Chairperson to specify.
Make building and club announcements.
Make special announcements for upcoming events.
Ask for new attendees, how they heard, encourage to join
to get NL, and any giveaways.
Provide attendance data to the membership chair for
record and insurance keeping issues.
This may be done on-line or via e-mail.
Be available to assist in any developing issues regarding
the club, event or personal disruptions.
Help the speaker, answer queries about restrooms, phone
Request disruptive persons to calm down or leave. Call
police on ANY injury or incident.
The rescue squad does NOT have Band-Aids nor antiseptic,
one might find them in the metal lockers.
This is YOUR meeting so make sure attendees enjoy it.
Close the meeting, thanking the speaker(s).
Usually at 10PM or earlier (the room is usually available
for the rest of the night if speakers run over)
Ensure all facilities are in proper order;
Leave chairs and tables up except Friday or last meeting of the week,
equipment away soda & coffee away, all cabinets locked,
trash to the dumpster behind the building.
Ensure that there is a plastic bag in all cans ready for then next group.
Lights off and bottom door locked.
* Remember we are guests of the SPRS, so make sure you
leave the place neat and clean.
One may offer to continue discussions at one of the local
Scottswood and Echo Queen Dinners have been used often in
Attend ALL BOD
meetings to represent your SIG, Group or Activity.
Be ready with a report of what occurred, attendance and
If you can't attend the BOD meeting; mail, e-mail or
phone in a report
to the President or his alternate prior to the BOD
Read and be familiar with the Constitution
& Bylaws of the club and
On a regular basis announce and hold elections for the
Chairpersons of the SIG, Group or Activity.
Yes, you can nominate yourself. Probably best early in
the year Jan. meeting,
after the Main Meeting Officers and Directors elections
Some Chairpersons may find it helpful to designate a
Plan all meeting topics, subjects, speakers and
announcements well in advance of the event.
Provide details to the Webmaster
(any last minute details),
Editor and Publicity for local newspapers, radio and
(as early as possible preferably 1.5 or more MONTHS in
Provide some way to contact you for newbies, members,
officers and directors via e-mail AND phone!
It would be helpful if you provided event data on a web
page (see: Lunics &